Semester VI : Course I : Company Law :
Unit I : The Companies Act, 1956 – Corporate Personality and its kinds – Promoters – Registration and Incorporation – M O A.
Unit II : AOA – Prospectus – Directors – Meetings – Role of Company Secretary – Dividends; Brief analysis of corporate ethics.
Unit III : Issue of Shares – Types of Shares – Debentures – Procedure for allotment of shares and debentures – share capital – Rights and privileges of shareholders – Preventions of Oppression and Mismanagement – Different modes of winding up of companies.
Unit IV : SEBI Act, 1992; Securities Contracts ( Regulation ) Act, 1956 and Rules.
Unit V : FEMA Act, 1999; Competition Act, 2002; Brief introduction to BPO & LPO.
Course II : Property Law :
Unit I : General principles of Transfer of Property by Act of parties intervivos – Concept and meaning of immovable property – Transferable Immovable Property – Persons Competent to transfer – Operation of Transfer – Conditions restraining alienation and restrictions repugnant to the interest created – rule against perpetuity and exceptions – Direction for accumulation – Vested and Contingent interest.
Unit II : Doctrine of election – transfer by ostensible and co – owner – Apportionment – Priority of rights – Rent paid to holder under defective title – Improvements made by bonafide holder – Doctrine of Lis pendens – Fraudulent transfer and part performance.
Unit III : Mortgages of Immovable property : Definition – Kinds of mortgages and their features – Rights and liabilities of mortgagor and mortgagee – Priority of securities – Marshalling and contribution – Charges.
Unit IV : Sale of immovable property : Rights and liabilities of seller and buyer before and after completion of sale – Difference between sale and contract for sale; Leases of immovable property : Definition – Scope – creation of lease – rights and liabilities of lessor and lessee – Determination and holding over; Exchange : Definition and mode – Actionable Claims; Gifts : Scope – meaningmode of transfer – universal gifts – onerous gifts.
Unit V : Law of Trusts with Fiduciary Relations : Definitions of Trust and its comparison with other relationships like Debt, Ownership, Bailment, Agency and Contract; Kinds of Trusts – Creation of Trust – Appointment of Trustees – Duties and Liabilities of Trustees – Rights and Powers of Trustees – Disabilities of Trustee – Rights and Liabilities of the Beneficiary – Vacating the office of trustee and Extinction of Trusts.
Course III : Administrative Law :
Unit I : Evolution – Nature and Scope of Administrative Law – Relation with Constitutional Law – Separation of powers and concepts – Rule of law – Counsil d’ Etate, ( French system ) – Classification of Administration Action – functions – Administrative direction and discretion.
Unit II : Legislative power of the administration – Extent of delegation and control over delegated Legislation – Sub – delegation – Judicial – Parliamentary control over delegated Legislation.
Unit III : Judicial power of Administration – Nature of procedure – Principles of Natural justice – Effect of non – compliance with principles of Natural Justice – Exception to principles of Natural Justice.
Unit IV : Judicial control of Administrative action – Writs, Principles and Procedure – Public Law Review and Private Law Review of Administration action – Liability of State – Torts, Contract – Promissory Estoppel – Government Privileges – Right of information – Doctrine of Legitimate expectation – Doctrine of Accountability – Waiver – Doctrine of Proportionality.
Unit V : Corporations and Public undertaking – Commission of Enquiry – Ombudsman in India ( Lokpal and Lokayuktha ) – Central Vigilance Commission – Parliamentary Committees – Civil services in India – Accountability and responsibility – Problems and Prospectives – Administrative deviance – Corruption – Mal – administration – Control mechanism of Accountability.
Course IV : Family Law II : Mohammedan Law and Indian Succession Act :
Unit I : Development of Islamic Law : Advent of Islam & development of Muslim Law, Schools of Islamic Law, the Shariat Act, 1937; Concept of Marriage : Definition, object, nature, essential requirements of a Muslim marriage, classification of marriage – Legal effects of valid, void and irregular marriage – Muta marriage; Sources of Islamic law; Customary practices and State regulation : Polygamy; Child marriage; Pre – emption; Wakf; Dower.
Unit II : Conversion and its consequences on family : Marriage, Guardianship, Succession; Child and Family : Legitimacy, Custody, maintenance and education, Guardianship and parental rights.
Unit III : Matrimonial Remedies under Islamic Law and Indian Divorce Act, 1869( Amended Act ) – Nullity of marriage – Bar to matrimonial relief; Alimony and Maintenance : Alimony and Maintenance as an independent remedy – A review under Muslim law, Indian Divorce Act,1869, provisions under the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973; Maintenance of divorced Muslim Women under the Muslim Women ( Protection of Rights on Divorce ) Act, 1986.
Unit IV : Will and Inheritance : Will – Meaning, difference between will and gift, Will made in death bed or during illness; Muslim law of Inheritance – Shia and Sunni schools; Distribution of property under Indian Succession Act of 1925( Of Christians, Parsis and Jews ) – Domicile – Parsis Intestate succession and Non Parsis Intestate succession, Succession certificate, Probate and letters of administration, powers and duties of executor.
Unit V : Wills – Privileged and unprivileged wills – Construction of Wills in brief – Void bequests, void wills, kinds of legacies – Protection of property of the deceased; Family Courts Act, 1984 – Constitution, powers, and its functions; Need for Uniform Civil Code – Article 44 of Indian Constitution.
Semester VII : Course I : Environmental Law :
Unit I : The Idea of Environment : Ancient and Medieval Writings, Traditions, Natural and Biological Sciences – Perspectives : Modern concept, Conflicting dimensions, recent issues – Environment and sustainable development – National and International Perspectives – Population and Development.
Unit II : Environmental Policy and Law : Environmental Policy : Pre & Post Independence Period; From Stockholm to Johannesburg Declaration ( Rio ) and Role of Government – Five year Plans – Forest Policy – Conservation strategy – Water Policy; Conservation of Natural Resources and its Management; Constitution and Environment : Right to Environment – Constitutional provisions on Environment and its Protection – Role of Judiciary on Environmental issues – Evolving of new Principles – Polluter pays principle – Precautionary principle – Public trust doctrine.
Unit III : International Law and Environmental Protection : International conventions in the development of Environmental Laws and its Policy – From Stockholm to recent conventions ( Special Emphasis on Major conventions & Protocols ) – Control on Marine Pollution; Common Law aspects of Environmental Protection; Remedies under other Laws ( I.P.C., Cr.P.C, C.P.C. ) – Riparian rights and priorappropriation.
Unit IV : Prevention and Control of Pollution : Pollution of Water, Sources, Legal Control, The Water Act, 1974 – Pollution of Air, Modalities of control, The Air Act, 1981 – Noise Pollution and its control, Noise Pollution control order – Disposal of Waste, laws on waste, disposal and its control – Trans – boundary Pollution hazards & Regulation; Biological Diversity and Legal Order : Bio – diversity and Legal regulation – Utilization of flora and fauna – Experimentation on animals – Legal and Ethical issues – Genetic Engineering – Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 – Forest Conservation Act, 1980 – Prevention of Cruelty against animals – Problems in Legal regulation of medicinal plants – The plant varieties Act – Wetland Conservation.
Unit V : Environment Protection Act, 1986 including, Environment Protection Rules, Coastal Zone Regulation, ECO – Mark, Environment Impact Assessment, Environmental Audit, Public Participation in Environmental decision making, Environment information, public hearing, Regulation on Bio – Medical Waste.
Course II : Labour Law :
Unit I : Introduction to Law of Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 : Historical Aspects – Master and slave relationship – Industrial revolution – Laissez – faire state – Impact of Constitution on Labour provision; Definition and law relating to Appropriate Government – Award and settlement – Industry – Industrial Dispute – Workman. Strikes and Lock – out
Unit II : Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 : Lay – off –Retrenchment – Closure – Unfair Labour Practices and Role of Government; Authorities under the Act ( Chapter II ) to be read with chapters II B, III and IV Adjudication and Arbitration; Restrictions on the right of the employer – Chapter IIA – Notice of change, section 11 – A and sections 33,33A; Recovery of money due from an employer. Industrial Employment ( Standing Orders ) Act, 1946 and Disciplinary Enquiry
Unit III : Trade Unions Act, 1926 : Salient features of the enactment and important definitions – Registration of Unions, Amalgamation of Unions, Cancellation and Registration of Trade Unions, Funds of the Union, Immunity enjoyed by the Union. Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923 : Emergence of the legislation – Total and partial disablement –Dependent – Workman – Wages – Liability of the employer to pay compensation and right of the workman to receive compensation – Accident “Arising out of and in the course of employment” – Occupational disease – Doctrine of ‘Added peril’.
Unit IV : Labour Welfare Legislations : The Employees State Insurance Act, 1948 : Corporation, Standing Committee and Medical Benefit Council; Contributions; Benefits; Adjudication of disputes and Claims; Penalties. The Employees Provident Fund Act, 1952 : Employees Provident Fund Scheme and Authorities; Miscellaneous. The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 – Its object and its scope.
Unit V : The Minimum Wages Act, 1948 – Fixation of minimum rates of wages – working hours and determination of wages and claims The Factories Act – its essential features, Safety, Health and Welfare measures. The Contract Labour ( Regulation and Abolition ) Act, 1970 – Its object and its essential features.
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